Find out which brokers have made the best calls. We break down the number of buy, sell or hold ratings for each stockbroker. You can see all the information in easy to read charts and discover the league table for best and worst brokers based on performance.
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Summary of sell recommendations

In the chart below the columns represent an analysis of correct Sell recommendations by each broker over the last 3 months. The blue section represents Sell recommendations for companies whose share price has dramatically underperformed the FTSE, red represents Sells which have significantly underperformed the FTSE and green represents Sells which have only moderately underperformed the FTSE. See a full explanation of how to use this chart.
Broker >15% 5-15% 0-5% Total
Goldman Sachs 33% 33% 33% 99.9%
Shore Capital 14% 7% 64% 85.7%
Berenberg 38% 19% 25% 81.3%
UBS 19% 38% 19% 75.1%
Exane BNP Paribas 0% 25% 50% 75.0%
Deutsche Bank 25% 0% 42% 66.7%
HSBC 0% 0% 67% 66.7%
JP Morgan Cazenove 5% 32% 26% 63.2%
Numis 23% 23% 15% 61.6%
Peel Hunt 32% 12% 16% 60.0%
RBC Capital Markets 0% 41% 18% 58.8%
Credit Suisse 19% 19% 13% 50.1%
Morgan Stanley 20% 13% 13% 46.6%
Liberum Capital 24% 8% 12% 44.0%
Barclays Capital 10% 23% 10% 43.3%

Super sells

The chart below shows the top 15 banks and stockbrokers who have issued the highest proportion of Sell recommendations which have subsequently shown over 15% share price decrease over the past 3 months. This helps you identify those which most consistently predict dramatic share price decreases.
Broker Super Sell
Berenberg 37.50%
Goldman Sachs 33.33%
Peel Hunt 32.00%
Deutsche Bank 25.00%
Liberum Capital 24.00%
Numis 23.08%
Jefferies International 20.00%
Morgan Stanley 20.00%
UBS 18.75%
Credit Suisse 18.75%
Shore Capital 14.29%
Barclays Capital 10.00%
Citigroup 7.69%
JP Morgan Cazenove 5.26%
Kepler Cheuvreux 0.00%

Good sells

The above chart shows the top 15 banks and stockbrokers who have issued the highest proportion of Sell recommendations which have subsequently shown a share price decrease of between 5% and 15% over the past 3 months. This helps you identify those which most consistently predict significant share price decreases.
Broker Good Sell
HSBC 66.67%
Shore Capital 64.29%
Exane BNP Paribas 50.00%
Deutsche Bank 41.67%
Goldman Sachs 33.33%
Kepler Cheuvreux 33.33%
JP Morgan Cazenove 26.32%
Berenberg 25.00%
UBS 18.75%
RBC Capital Markets 17.65%
Peel Hunt 16.00%
Numis 15.38%
Morgan Stanley 13.33%
Credit Suisse 12.50%
Liberum Capital 12.00%

Moderate sells

The chart below shows the top 15 banks and stockbrokers who have issued the highest proportion of Sell recommendations which have subsequently shown a share price decrease of between 0% and 5% over the past 3 months. This helps you identify those which most consistently predict moderate share price decreases.
Broker Moderate Sell
RBC Capital Markets 41.18%
UBS 37.50%
Goldman Sachs 33.33%
JP Morgan Cazenove 31.58%
Exane BNP Paribas 25.00%
Barclays Capital 23.33%
Numis 23.08%
Jefferies International 20.00%
Credit Suisse 18.75%
Berenberg 18.75%
Citigroup 15.38%
Morgan Stanley 13.33%
Peel Hunt 12.00%
Liberum Capital 8.00%
Shore Capital 7.14%

Poor sells

The chart below shows the top 15 banks and stockbrokers who have issued the highest proportion of Sell recommendations which have subsequently shown a share price increase over the past 3 months. This helps you identify those which most consistently predict a share price decrease when the shares have actually risen in value while their Sell recommendation was in place.
Broker Poor Sell
Societe Generale 100.00%
Citigroup 69.23%
Jefferies International 60.00%
Barclays Capital 56.67%
Liberum Capital 56.00%
Morgan Stanley 53.33%
Kepler Cheuvreux 50.00%
Credit Suisse 50.00%
Peel Hunt 40.00%
Numis 38.46%
JP Morgan Cazenove 36.84%
RBC Capital Markets 35.29%
HSBC 33.33%
Deutsche Bank 33.33%
Exane BNP Paribas 25.00%